The program supports and connects the youth to local services, with the goal to stabilize, ensure safety, well-being, and create permanency.
Thompson will work to build a stable relationship between each youth and supportive adults; lean on each youth’s personal strengths, resources, beliefs, and life experience; and work to facilitate change, support healing, and instill hope.
- Case Managers engage with the youth and their families as a support and assist them as they navigate the child welfare system
- Youth partners focus on helping youth find their personal strengths, identify community resources, and work to facilitate change, healing, and permanency
- Advocate for youth family’s needs, goals, and expectations
- A collaborative approach to structured care coordination by working in partnership with family, natural supports, school and community agencies